Hamilton SHS students meet domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty


Judy Paioff (Variety Toy Bank Chairperson), Ji Oxenham, Jasmin Lawrence, Freya Mitson-Clarke, Erika Fernandez, Julie Jackman (Promoting Respectful Relationships, Schools Program Coordinator), Katelyn Wilson, Chelsea Exposoto, Cheenee Masa, Javi Ramirez, Rosie Batty (2015 Australian of the Year) and Jacinta Frederikson.
Judy Paioff (Variety Toy Bank Chairperson), Ji Oxenham, Jasmin Lawrence, Freya Mitson-Clarke, Erika Fernandez, Julie Jackman (Promoting Respectful Relationships, Schools Program Coordinator), Katelyn Wilson, Chelsea Exposoto, Cheenee Masa, Javi Ramirez, Rosie Batty (2015 Australian of the Year) and Jacinta Frederikson.

HAMILTON Senior High School students have had the chance to discuss their work as peer educators promoting respectful relationships during a meet and greet with high profile family violence campaigner Rosie Batty.

Nine students met the 2015 Australian of the Year who was in Perth for the Variety Toy Bank Jewels of Fashion luncheon, where she was a guest speaker .

Student support officer Michelle Taylor said students were excited to meet such a high-profile campaigner.

“Rosie spoke to the students regarding their work as peer educators and appreciated their contribution in raising awareness to students and working on developing respectful relationships,” she said.

“The students were very grateful to have had the opportunity to meet Rosie.”